Monthly Archives: April 2012
|April 28, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Media, News|
It’s a scandal that science journalists have been so slow to pick up on this story. For, make no mistake about it, the story is huge.
|April 28, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Physics, Peer review, News|
Once again, Darwinism’s questionable relationship to thermodynamics is the issue.
|April 28, 2012||Posted by News under Exoplanets, News|
“The planet lies in what they describe as a ‘habitable zone’, neither too near its sun to dry out or too far away which freezes it.”
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Education, News|
“Low-income parents must often deal with disruptions and disorders that they did not cause.”
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Cosmology, News|
“Nobody seems to have told Shermer that this is not an idea taken seriously by a significant number of theorists, … “
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
“Mars: The dry-Marsers scored more points over the wet-Marsers this month. “
|April 27, 2012||Posted by nullasalus under Intelligent Design|
It’s been a while since we had a good discussion about Methodological Naturalism. This time around, I want to start out simple: I’m asking everyone, particularly those who believe methodological naturalism is essential to science (Matzke, I’m looking at you) to define it. More below.
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Evolution, Darwinism, Books of interest, News|
“… multiple feats of anatomical novelty, innovative engineering and genetic rewiring necessary … “
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Origin Of Life, News|
No one knows what it is and they are calling it “protozoa” for now.
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Self-Org. Theory, Design inference, News|
“Our theory of universality in network self-organization explains how they could independently develop a common design.”
|April 27, 2012||Posted by News under Philosophy, Intelligent Design, News|
Philosopher Tim McGrew offers this method.
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under Design inference, News|
There is no reason to think that “the earliest cells were rickety assemblies whose parts were constantly malfunctioning and breaking down.”If so, the project would have ended.
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under Christian Darwinism, News|
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under science education, News|
Will students need a universal swivel joint in their heads?
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under Constitution, News|
“”Although inflation may be eternal in the future, it cannot be extended indefinitely to the past,’ they say.
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under News, horizontal gene transfer|
“Many microbiologists therefore suspect that nonpathogenic bacteria are acting as a vast pool of ancient resistance genes waiting to be transferred to pathogenic bacteria.”
|April 26, 2012||Posted by kairosfocus under Philosophy, Darwinism, Atheism, Popular culture, language, ID Foundations, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society, Functionally Specified Complex Information & Organization|
Yesterday, UD’s News announced a free chart of fallacies. I thought, oh, yay, let’s download. But, once I began to look at the chart, I noticed that it presented Plato, Socrates and Aristotle in a way that seemed to mock the orthodox Christian triune concept of God. (Did it ever strike the creator of the […]
|April 26, 2012||Posted by News under Philosophy, Science, News|
The question might be easier to examine if we turn it around and ask, can a paradigm be false?
|April 25, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, News|
In “What Is the Best Way to Deal With Supernaturalists in Science and Evolution?”(Huffington Post , April 16, 2012), University of Chicago microbiologist James Shapiro, suggests, Thirty years ago, I was at a conference in Cambridge, England, to celebrate the centennial of Darwin’s death. There, Richard Dawkins began his lecture by saying, “I will not […]
|April 25, 2012||Posted by News under Evolution, News|
“The fossilized specimen, a roughly elliptical shape with multiple lobes, totaling almost seven feet in length, …”